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The best-looking beasts at the 2015 Westminster Dog Show.

February 18 2015 5:50 PM

Konrad Juengling (left) and Robert Peterson found love in a hopeless place.

February 18 2015 9:05 AM

Harvey Milk, Mark Bingham, and Alan Turing all had great films made about their lives. Here's who should be next.

February 18 2015 5:00 AM

Out pop music icon Lesley Gore, who scored hits with the feisty 'It's My Party' and 'You Don't Own Me,' has passed away.

February 16 2015 4:24 PM

As V-Day approaches, get some romantic inspiration from the gay lovebirds of our time.

February 13 2015 1:55 PM

This Valentine's Day, say a little prayer for the couples whose stories ended really badly.

February 13 2015 1:02 PM

RuPaul's Drag Race stars Adore Delano, Bianca Del Rio, Sharon Needles, Alaska Thunderfuck, Raja Gemini, Manila Luzon, and Ivy Winters share their dream Valentine's Day plans.

February 13 2015 4:00 AM

Gay celebs and their pets are making social media a happier place.

February 12 2015 4:05 PM

Meet the overachievers who are not only raking in the dough but, in many cases, giving much of it away to worthy causes.

February 12 2015 4:00 AM

The next time someone asks what the difference is between blackface and drag, here's what you can tell them.

February 04 2015 7:15 AM